Energy News

Jan 30,2014

Who will win this year's campus electricity reduction competition? Do your best by turning off lights, powering down your devices and appliances, and layering up your clothing for cold weather....Read more »

Oct 24,2013

In line with Penn’s commitment to sustainable transportation, Penn Parking has opened two fully operational electric vehicle charging stations provided by the Blink Network in our Law Lot. This...Read more »

Oct 23,2013

Mark your calendars to “power down!”  The Green Campus Partnership has announced that the Power Down Challenge, Penn’s annual energy conservation contest, will be held February  3-28, 2014....Read more »

Oct 23,2013

This summer, all ten of the Vagelos Integrated Program in Energy Research (VIPER) Scholars from the Class of 2016 secured coveted campus research jobs, working  a range of projects, deepening...Read more »

Greenbuild 2013 Conference
Oct 1,2013

Students with an interest in environmental sustainability are needed for the Greenbuild 2013 Conference, November 20-22. Volunteer slots are open from November 15-23,...Read more »

Oct 1,2013

The Greenbuild 2013 International Conference and Expo visits Philadelphia, November 20-22.  A plus for Penn, being located in the host city, is that the University will...Read more »

Jul 8,2013

Numbers are up among Staff & Faculty Eco-Reps, having gone from just 60 participating in the program in 2012, to more than 100 as of this May. According to Andrea Kreiner, Sustainability...Read more »

Jul 2,2013

Groups participating in the Green Office program are making a commitment to understand and...Read more »

Apr 26,2013

The University of Pennsylvania is a Tree Campus USA for the fourth year in row, a designation awarded by the Arbor Day Foundation. Read more »

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By installing water filtration machines and stopping bottled water purchases, Penn has saved tens of thousands of dollars.

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